Suzuki MotoGP | Elena Myers Wallpaper

2011 MotoGP

Before the 17-rider MotoGP grid began practicing for Sunday’s Red Bull Indy Grand Prix, one lucky AMA Supersport rider piloted a Suzuki GSVR – Elena Myers.

Although the 17-year-old female motorcycle racer was invited to pilot the Rizla Suzuki GSV4 after the season commenced in Valencia last season, nothing panned out.

But that changed at Indianapolis the Thursday before the race, when Myers rode for five laps around the 2.6-mile circuit, reaching a top speed of 190 mph down Indy’s straight.

Elena Myers (Team Suzuki) says: “Wow! I can’t really say anything else; it was just such an incredible experience! I can’t thank the guys at Suzuki MotoGP enough – they have been awesome! This makes me so hungry to come out here and try it someday for real on a race weekend: Well I guess this is a race weekend, but I mean for real next time. I can’t say enough about the bike either; it does everything 20 times better than I ever would have imagined – this has just been amazing and I think I’ll slowly realise what just happened over the next couple of days. The GSV-R just blew me away!”

Attached is some wallpaper highlighting Myers debut on MotoGP machinery.

Right click Motorcycle wallpaper to download or click motorcycle thumbnail to view.

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One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007 and is currently Editor at Large at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).